Ryan Braunberger

North Dakota State Senate, District 10

Ryan will be an important voice for the LGBTQ community in the North Dakota Legislature!

Biography

Ryan Braunberger was elected to the North Dakota State Senate in November 2022 and is the first Senator
in the newly formed District 10 in Fargo. He is one of only four Democratic Senators serving out of 47 total
districts. He served on the Judiciary Committee and State and Local Government Committee and is on the
Commission on Juvenile Justice. During the interim, he serves on the Judiciary, Workforce, and Energy and
Transmission Committees. He is also a member of the K12 Coordination Council and Health Care Task
Force. As a freshman Senator, he is also the Democratic-NPL Caucus Chair. He graduated Magna Cum
Laude from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree in social work. In addition, he
has an Associate of Applied Sciences in Business Administration from Southeast Technical Institute. Ryan
is also a member of the National Association of Social Work.
Ryan has had a long career in Health Care Software, working with different banks, companies, and public
entities to determine how to manage flex benefits and COBRA insurance. Ryan has also been an advocate
for the LGBTQ community, including advocating for diversity, equality, and inclusion. In addition, as the
Community Co-Chair for the Community Planning Group for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention, Treatment,
and Care, he worked with the North Dakota Health Department on allocating federal funds for prevention,
treatment, and care. Ryan has had a long career in Health Care Software, working with different banks,
companies, and public entities to determine how to manage flex benefits and COBRA insurance. Ryan has
also been an advocate for the LGBTQ community, including advocating for diversity, equality, and
inclusion. In addition, as the Community Co-Chair for the Community Planning Group for HIV and Viral
Hepatitis Prevention, Treatment, and Care, he worked with the North Dakota Health Department on
allocating federal funds for prevention, treatment, and care.